urinary system

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urinary system
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  1. cali/o, calic/o
    calyx (calix)
  2. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  3. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  4. meat/o
    meatus
  5. nephr/o
    kidney
  6. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  7. ren/o
    kidney
  8. trigon/o
    trigone (region of the bladder)
  9. urethr/o
    urethra
  10. ureter/o
    ureter
  11. vesic/o
    urinary bladder
  12. albumin/o
    albumin ( a protein in the blood)
  13. azot/o
    nitrogen
  14. bacteri/o
    bacteria
  15. dips/o
    thirst
  16. kal/o
    potassium
  17. keto, keton/o
    ketone bodies (ketoacids and acetone)
  18. lith/o
    stone
  19. natr/o
    sodium
  20. noct/o
    night
  21. olig/o
    scanty
  22. -poietin
    substance that forms
  23. py/o
    pus
  24. -tripsy
    crushing
  25. ur/o
    urine
  26. urin/o
    urine
  27. -uria
    urination;urine condition
  28. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  29. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  30. -ectasis
    streching
  31. -ectasia
    expansion
  32. ADH
    antidiuretic hormone
  33. ARF
    acute renal failure
  34. BUN
    blood urea nitgrogen
  35. CAPD
    continous ambulatory perito0neal dialysis
  36. Cath
    catheter
  37. CKD
    chronic kidney disease
  38. CI-
    chloride
  39. C&S
    culture and sensitvity testing
  40. ESRD
    end-stage renal disease
  41. ESWL
    extrocorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
  42. HD
    homdialysis
  43. KUB
    kidney, ureter, and bladder
  44. Na+
    sodium - an electrolyte
  45. pH
    potential hydrogen
  46. PKU
    phenylkentonuria
  47. PUL
    percutaneous ultrasonic lithotripsy
  48. UA
    urinalysis
  49. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  50. VCUG
    voiding cystourethrogram

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